The popularity rating of brakeman explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 26666 watchers and 10642 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 74768526 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for brakeman over at presidentbeef/brakeman has got 2586 watchers and 199 forks, resulting in a Github score of 4.43 Now, the gem brakeman has got 1281413 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for brakeman
4.43 watchers & forks * 100% = 4.48%
100.00 top score
1281413 total downloads * 100% = 1.71%
74768526 top score
The average of those two values results in the score:


So, assuming everyone is using the most popular projects,
roughly one out of 25 Rubyists use brakeman

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